Children's Rheumatology

Experts in Childhood Rheumatic Disease

When your child has a disease affecting the joints, muscles and bones, consult Sanford Children's Rheumatology.

Your child benefits from the latest in therapeutic treatments for conditions involving the joints, soft tissues, certain autoimmune diseases and connective tissues. Common childhood rheumatic diseases include:

  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Scleroderma
  • Septic (infectious) arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus)
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Your child's rheumatologist works closely with pain management and other specialists to help manage their condition and improve their quality of life.


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